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May Zelle Ford Brothers
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1914
Hammon
Roger Mills County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 1992
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

CHEYENNE STAR, Thursday, Mar. 19, 1992
MAY ZELLE BROTHERS
May Zelle Ford was born July 2, 1914, the sixth of seven children born to William A. and Maggie Lacey Ford on their pioneer farm in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, near Hammon, in the Kiowa community. She departed this life March 11, 1992 at her residence in Oklahoma City following a lengthy illness, at the age of 77 years, 8 months and 9 days.
After graduation from local schools she attended Southwestern College and received a B.A. degree from Central State at Edmond. She taught two years at Carpenter, four years at Hammon, Oklahoma and one year in Montana before her marriage to Will R. Brothers in 1942. To this union were born three children, a daughter, Willma Rae Miles; and two sons, Michael Ford Brothers, and Timothy Robert
Brothers.
May Zelle returned to teaching after moving to Wichita, Kansas in 1957. She received a M.A. degree from Wichita University. She taught in Wichita Elementary schools until her retirement in 1976. She was preceded in death by her husband, Will R. Brothers in 1985. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Oscar and Dennis Ford; and three sisters, Laone, Georgia, and Lena.
Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Willma Miles of Alpharetta, Georgia; and sons Michael Ford Brothers of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Timothy R. Brothers of Wichita, Kansas; two grandchildren, Lynn Ann Miles of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Bill Robert Brothers of Norman, Oklahoma; a sister, Leila Evett of Oklahoma City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services at Kiowa Cemetery and planned to be held April 10, 1992. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Alfred Ford (1869 - 1950)
  Margaret Catherine Lacey Ford (1879 - 1966)
 
 Spouse:
  William Ray Brothers (1912 - 1985)
 
 Siblings:
  Lena Rivers Ford (1905 - 1982)*
  Margaret Laone Ford Bartlett (1908 - 1971)*
  Oscar Darwin Ford (1911 - 1970)*
  May Zelle Ford Brothers (1914 - 1992)
  Leila Cordelia Ford Evett (1916 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kiowa Cemetery
Hammon
Roger Mills County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: LVoyles
Record added: Oct 23, 2008
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